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Lansing's LEAP Brings Back Youth Startup Challenge

LANSING — Calling all student entrepreneurs and innovators — the Lansing Economic Area Partnership has started its Third Annual Lansing Youth Startup Challenge.

LEAP has partnered with 5 Minutes Tops, a “Shark Tank”-like student business idea competition, to offer local “prep” competitions to student entrepreneurs looking to refine their ideas in an effort to compete at the Lansing Youth Startup Expo, which is scheduled for March 25 at the Lansing Center. 437 more words


Innovate State Speaker Series Kicks Off

EAST LANSING — The MSU Innovation Center welcomes Christen Rochon, creator of http://www.divasanddorks.com, to start the 2015-16 Innovate State Speaker Series at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 377 more words


Grant money allows public school board to launch student entrepreneurial program

Sixteen-year-old Kassi Sargent thought she’d have to wait several more years before fulfilling the dream of starting her own business, but thanks to a new student entrepreneurial program her dream became reality last week. 584 more words


Spotlight: OU Alum Seth Miller Finds Success with Rapchat

In 2013, Ohio University undergraduate Seth Miller and his partner Brandon Logan, a 2012 OHIO graduate, came in first place at Startup Weekend Athens with Rapchat, a mobile application that allows users to communicate via short raps set over pre-recorded beats.  490 more words


Dingman EIR Disrupts the Real Estate Industry with Latest Venture, iUnit

Envision the Prius of apartment buildings: wired with the latest “smart” technology, environmentally friendly, affordable, cool. That’s exactly what lifelong entrepreneur Brice Leconte delivers in his latest venture, … 389 more words


Students and Startups

Recently I conducted couple of bootcamps for student entrepreneurs, one in Chennai and the other at Jaipur. Between the two groups I had close to 40 student startups. 458 more words


INCUBATE leads the way in student entrepreneurship in Australia

Sydney University is leading the way in entrepreneurship, producing the most startup founders* in Australia, with the backing of the University of Sydney Union’s INCUBATE Accelerator Program. 454 more words